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The Gutter Prayer

The Black Iron Legacy, Book 1
Narrated by: John Banks
Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (28 ratings)
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Summary

In the ancient city of Guerdon, three thieves - an orphan, a ghoul and a cursed man - are accused of a crime they didn't commit. Their quest for revenge exposes a perilous conspiracy, the seeds of which were sown long before they were born.

A centuries-old magical war is on the verge of reigniting, and in the tunnels deep below the city, a malevolent power stirs. Only by standing together can the three friends prevent a conflict that would bring total devastation to their city - and the world beyond.

Set in a world of dark gods and dangerous magic, The Gutter Prayer is thrilling and visceral debut fantasy from an exciting new talent.

©2018 Gareth Hanrahan (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

Critic reviews

"A ground breaking and extraordinary novel...Hanrahan has an astonishing imagination." (Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones)

"Beautifully written. Gripping. Guerdon is the city of my dreams." (Anna Smith Spark, author of The Court of Broken Knives)

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A stunning work!

This book is an incredible work of genre-defying literature, utterly gripping from start to finish!

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a gripping and grimy ride

A rare treat. a fantastic and fresh setting coupled with a breezy exciting plot. The plots moves at a breakneck pace yet never feels like it has been cut short. the characters are (in) believable and it's great to read a book where horrible and monstrous protagonists are explored in their full file detail. The setting is pleasingly drip-fed to the reader. Zero info dumps. it's only February but I feel this may well be a contender for my favourite book i read this year.

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